West Australian Opera and UWA Conservatorium of Music are proud to present the Artists In Conversation Series.
Join us as we connect key creatives and artists with UWA faculty members to explore the works in WAO 2023. Be treated to behind-the-scenes insights and thought-provoking conversation in an exciting series held on campus at the University of Western Australia.
These are free ticketed events.
Artists In Conversation #4 - La bohème
Meet the Artists
West Australian Opera joins UWA Conservatorium to explore WAO’s new production of La bohème with insights into the work with WAO Artistic Director Chris van Tuinen.
6.30pm, 9 October 2023 | Callaway Auditorium, UWA
Artists In Conversation #1 - Into the Woods
Meet the Artists
Delve deeper Into the Woods as WAO Artistic Director, Chris van Tuinen, interviews Director Cameron Menzies on his award-winning production from Northern Ireland Opera, the genius of Sondheim and what makes Into the Woods an unmissable piece of theatre.
6.30pm, 16 March 2023 | Callaway Auditorium, UWA
Artists In Conversation #2 - Oratorio
Research Seminar - What constitutes an opera?
West Australian Opera joins UWA Chair of Musicology, Sarah Collins, as she facilitates a panel discussion with a diverse group of special guests exploring the topic ‘what constitutes an opera’ ahead of the WAO’s Oratorio season at Winthrop Hall.
5.00pm, 4 April 2023 | Tunley Lecture Theatre, UWA
Artists In Conversation #3 - Otello
Research Seminar - Historical representations of diverse communities in opera and what this means for the present day
West Australian Opera joins UWA Chair of Woodwind and Contemporary Performance, Dr. Ashley Smith, as he facilitates a panel discussion with a diverse group of special guests exploring communities and representation in opera – the challenges, the disparity, the way forward.
5.00pm, 9 May 2023 | Tunley Lecture Theatre, UWA